FORT HOOD — Col. Robert Dillon relinquished command of the 89th Military Police Brigade to Col. Ross T. Guieb during a ceremony Wednesday at Sadowski Field.

The scope of command includes not only the brigade, but the civilian first responders who make up Fort Hood's Directorate of Emergency Services.

Under Dillon's two-year command, crime dropped 18 percent and misconduct dropped 25 percent, said Maj. Gen. Ken Cox, deputy commander of III Corps and reviewing officer of the ceremony. The brigade also sent soldiers on 27 deployments during that time.

Officials from local and state law enforcement agencies attended the ceremony alongside the soldiers and civilians who make up the brigade and directorate.

For more on this ceremony, read tomorrow's Killeen Daily Herald.

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here. You can contact Rose L. Thayer at rthayer@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here.

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